Holiday Lights  Contest


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The City of Derby is holding its 2nd Annual Holiday Lights Contest December 4-25. Plan early to create the best display and win a prize! The deadline to sign up is Nov. 27. Entry Form

We invite residents to decorate their yard, house or both. Judges will pick their favorite displays, and the public will vote for the People’s Choice prize on Facebook.

Anyone who lives in the Derby city limits is eligible to participate. 


  • Traditional - lights, luminaries, ornaments, Santa Claus
  • Most Creative - original decorations (look at Pinterest for ideas), eye-catching lights or a holiday theme
  • Neighborhood - If you live in an HOA or on a street or cul-de-sac where most residents decorate for the holidays, enter your neighborhood in the contest
  • Business - show your business holiday spirit with lights on your building or in your windows

If you have questions, email or call Janae’ Springer at
788-1519 ext.1232.

2020 Winners

  • Traditional: Paul & Jeanene VanEtten, 1506 E. Blue Spruce Rd.
  • Most Creative: Mark, Echo & Mason Staats, 1307 Meadowhaven Ln. 
  • Neighborhood: Jim & Marilyn Leiszler, 1112 E. Post Oak
  • Business: Calvary Baptist Church, 1636 E. Patriot Ave.
  • People’s Choice: Ed & Cheri Craig, 1426 S. Gasaway Dr.
     (determined by votes on the city’s Facebook page)

Happy Holidays from the City of Derby!

Printable Map (2020)